Latest Wild Animals Articles

Fox Facts


Many species of foxes live in North America. Each species has unique characteristics. Read our fox facts to learn which fox can run up to 50 kilometers per hour and which species thrives in the desert.

Fox Den


The dens that foxes live in are typically small and hidden away. One neat thing about fox dens is that each fox usually has more than one. This is great when foxes need to hide out if predators have invaded their main place of residence.



The lemming is the tiniest mammal living in the Arctic. The most amazing fact about this animal is that it does not hibernate in its burrow during the winter. And you thought I was going to say it commits mass suicide.

Squirrel In Attic


Got a squirrel in your attic? Here's a really neat product that is easy to install and it really works in keeping squirrels, roof rats and raccoons out of your attic.

Squirrel Trap


Ask the Exterminator's Rick Steinau gives a video lesson on how to properly set and bait a live animal trap.

Trapping Animals


Rick Steinau of Ask the Exterminator shows you how new, easy-set traps make trapping animals safer than ever.

Wild Fox


There are several species of wild fox that inhabit the United States. Each species has its own unique traits. Read this article to learn which type of fox resembles a polar bear and which type can climb trees.

The Coyote


Wile E. Coyote from the Road Runner cartoons is portrayed as a very clever character for good reason. The coyote is great at outsmarting its competitors in the wild, especially when hunting for food.

Red Fox


The red fox is a clever, quick creature that is commonly found near a food source, such as garbage. It has a bushy tail that helps it to keep its balance, to stay warm in the winter, and to communicate with other foxes.

Raccoon Roundworm


Raccoon feces contain the eggs of the raccoon roundworm. Cleaning up a raccoon latrine should only be attempted wearing proper personal protective clothing like rubber gloves and shoe covers.

How to Get Rid of Rabbits

***image1***Learn how to get rid of rabbits using any number of methods ranging from traps to repellents.

Squirrel Recipes


The more enlightened have learned that a good squirrel recipe and a little seasoning can make squirrel the specialty of the house.

Ground Squirrels


Ground squirrels differ from tree squirrels because they make their homes in burrows below ground surfaces while tree squirrels live in nests in tree canopies. North America has many species of ground squirrels.

Norway Rats


Norway rats are the dominant rat species in North America and are also known as the common rat. Norway rats are well adapted to live near humans, so getting rid of an infestation can be difficult.

Grey Squirrels


Learn all about grey squirrels, and why they are wiser than their larger, inherently clumsier and goofier cousin, the fox squirrel.

Fox Squirrels


Got scratching in the attic, or do you just want to be able to tell a fox squirrel and a gray squirrel apart? Learn all about many different squirrels by reading this article and/or visiting our “Squirrel” category.

Squirrel Repellent


Squirrel repellent products make claims of guaranteed effectiveness, but most of these products carry no scientific data and are little more than professionally packaged home remedies.

Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders


The squirrel proof bird feeder has evolved into a sophisticated, engineered device that provides guarantees on product effectiveness. Somebody had better tell the squirrels.

Squirrels In Attic


Squirrels are difficult to catch in the confined spaces of an attic unless you can specifically identify their path of entry and exit. Otherwise, setting up trapping cages is a lot easier to do in the open space of a rooftop.

Raccoon Feces


Raccoons will establish sites where they consistently leave their feces. These raccoon feces collection sites are called latrines and they normally can be found on horizontal structures or surfaces log between logs or rocks, rooftops and gutters.

Black Squirrels


The black squirrel is unusual, but is still part of the common eastern gray squirrel family found throughout the United States.



Seems like everyone is having problems with chipmunks including me. There are numerous methods for capturing chipmunks, some better than others.

Garter Snakes


Having a couple of garter snakes in your garden is good. Garter snakes eat lots of insects and unwanted rodents and they keep pretty much to themselves. But, if you have a phobia about things that slither, then you'd better read on.

How to Get Rid of Bats


Bats can find nesting spots in the most surprising locations. Learn how to get rid of bats without causing harm to these animals that are so important to our environment.



Those little raccoons playing in your backyard at night look so cute. In fact, you are thinking about feeding them and, perhaps, once they get use to you they will eat from your hand. Before going any further you had better understand about the risk of rabies.

Deer Repellent

Growing deer populations have become a problem most communities can no longer ignore. This article, offers deer repellent ideas that best keeps deer from eating your gardens, trees and shrubs.



Rabbits qualify as a pest when you don't want them in your garden, but there are laws that protect some animals. So, how do you get rid of wild rabbits?